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WVU astronomers help detect the most massive neutron star ever measured

West Virginia University researchers have helped discover the most massive neutron star to date, a breakthrough uncovered through the Green Bank Telescope in Pocahontas County.

Looking beyond the tooth

WVU studies impact of social support on kids’ oral health

Invasion of the Japanese stiltgrass

WVU biologist targets plant that wreaks havoc on forest ecosystems

Unearthing the art of fossils

A rocky start in college hasn’t stopped West Virginia University alumnus Zachary Heck (BS Geology, ’16) from pursuing his prehistoric passions. 

An unexpected path to discovery

When Alec Neu arrived at West Virginia University as a journalism major in 2013, he never expected to end up at NASA. 

2019 Ruby Fellows

WVU names 2019 class of Ruby Fellows

Seven students pursuing doctoral degrees at West Virginia University are receiving funding through the Ruby Scholars Graduate Fellows Program. Lauryn Alexander, Heather Baldwin, Elaine Christman, John Hansen, Emily Hughes, Alyssa Stonebraker and Nicholas Winch have been named to the eighth class of fellows. 

WVU project forges pathways for underrepresented faculty

Researchers at West Virginia University are helping universities nationwide overcome barriers to STEM faculty careers for women and underrepresented minorities.

WVU study investigates rural LGBTQ youth’s motivations for participating in activism

While marriage equality continues to be a big win for the LGBTQ movement since its passage in the U.S. in 2015, many activists are concerned about what’s next.

Green Bank Observatory, site for breakthrough WVU research and teaching, to remain open

The National Science Foundation has formally decided to keep open the Green Bank Observatory, a partner of West Virginia University and a key site for the University’s astronomy research.

WVU prepares rural students for STEM majors through new summer camp

Nine first-year students arrived at West Virginia University last week to get a head start on their college experiences.